Economic history; Demography; Development economics.
Martine Mariotti is a Senior Lecturer of Economics. Her research interests are in economic history, demography and development economics. Martine is particularly interested in how the lives of southern Africans have changed over the last 150 years. She focuses on incomes, jobs, living standards and demographic outcomes and the factors that lead to changes in material outcomes. Martine’s research has appeared in a number of top-ranked economics journals including American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic History Review, and European Review of Economic History.
Labour Markets During Apartheid. Economic History Review, 65(3): 1100-1122, 2012
Partial Identification and Bound Estimation of the Average Treatment Effect of Education on Earnings for South Africa, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 77:210-233, 2015 (with J. Meinecke)
Father’s Employment and Sons’ Stature: The long run effects of a positive regional employment shock in South Africa’s mining industry, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 63(3):485-514, 2015.
Dinkelman, T & Mariotti, M 2016, 'The long-run effects of labor migration on human capital formation in communities of origin', American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1-35.
Jeanne Cilliers, Martine Mariotti, The shaping of a settler fertility transition: eighteenth- and nineteenth-century South African demographic history reconsidered, European Review of Economic History, Volume 23, Issue 4, November 2019, Pages 421–445, https://doi.org/10.1093/ereh/hey019
Cilliers J, Mariotti M. Stop! Go! What Can We Learn About Family Planning From Birth Timing in Settler South Africa, 1835-1950? Demography. 2021 Jun 1;58(3):901-925. doi: 10.1215/00703370-9164749.
Research engagement and outreach
Editorial Board on Explorations in Economic History
Editorial Board on Australian Economic History Review
ECON2900/4409/8901 Development, Poverty and Famine
EMET3006/4301/8001 Applied Microeconometrics
ECHI1006 Australian Economy: Past and Present
ECON8069 Business Economics